Anita Chang is an artist who works with various media forms, including film, digital video, photography, installation and the web. Her works have screened and broadcast internationally, and been presented at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Walker Arts Center, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and National Museum of Women. They are distributed by Women Make Movies, Third World Newsreel, Center for Asian American Media, Taiwan Public Television, and Kanopy Streaming. Chang received her BA in American Studies and English at Tufts University, an MFA in Cinema at San Francisco State University and her doctorate in Film and Digital Media from University of California at Santa Cruz. She has worked as a community activist, an urban youth counselor, civil rights investigator, and education director for a non-profit San Francisco-based media literacy organization. As an educator, Chang has taught media production and studies in San Francisco, Nepal and Taiwan, including the Department of Indigenous Languages and Communication at National Dong Hwa University. Her essays have published in positions: asia critique, Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies and Taiwan Journal of Indigenous Studies. Her latest essay “Altered States for a Critical Cosmopolitanism” was published in 2016 as part of Routledge’s AFI Film Readers series book, Teaching Transnational Cinema and Media: Politics and Pedagogy. She has received grant awards from Creative Capital, Fulbright Foundation, San Francisco Arts Commission, National Geographic and the KQED Peter J. Owens Filmmaker program. Chang is currently teaching film and media studies at the University of San Francisco and University of California at Santa Cruz. For more info: